The ongoing purge of reality from youtube and other platforms is becoming a major issue. Be sure to save any videos that are important and in peril. It’s easy enough to get an account on bitchute or brighteon and upload them there. Archive.org is also relatively dissident-friendly for now, but their “factcheck” stuff in the wayback machine is ominous.
Including the youtube “hash” (the junk at the end of the URL) in the uploaded video’s comments makes it easier for frustrated youtubers to find. That’s why I don’t remove purged youtube stuff from here. The old url can be useful in hunting down backups. You can display the youtube url by doing a right-click on it.
Here’s a good video downloader that works with many platforms, not just youtube: